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MHS and THMS near completion of summer maintenance projects

Mathews County Public Schools has been busy this summer updating classrooms, repainting hallways and creating front-entrance vestibules.

According to Schools Superintendent Nancy Welch, security vestibules have been built at the front entrances of Mathews High School and Thomas Hunter Middle School.

Each vestibule has a pair of glass doors and will act as an entrapment area to prevent people from accessing the entire building. A window at each school will also be installed in the front office. Both vestibules are in the finishing stages.All of the hallways at MHS have been repainted this summer along with its gym. Two of the faculty bathrooms have been refurbished and the school is even going to replace an HVAC burner.

Three of the fifth-grade classrooms at THMS received makeovers this summer. The classrooms were completely gutted and received fresh paint, new floor and ceiling tiles and LED light fixtures. The old radiators were also torn out.The summer maintenance projects ...

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